Bodies found near Lake Taupo – Name release

Police can now release the names of the two people who were found deceased near Mere Road in Lake Taupo on October 16.

They were Trevor Malcolm Wiringi, 50, and Helen Dorothy Smith, 49, from Rotorua.

Police extends its sympathies to their familiies.

The deaths have been referred to the Coroner.

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